TWICE PROGRESS REPORT - AU05/SU06
PARTICIPANTS - From September 2005 thru August 2006, TWiCE supported ten women undergrad and one woman graduate student from several computing majors served by the CSE department, including CIS, CSE, and ECE.
ASSIGNMENTS - Five women worked on the Computer Club for Girls (aka Girls Tech Corps), one woman worked for TechCorps Ohio, one woman worked for the University Area Enrichment Association and TechCorps Ohio, one woman volunteered at Columbus School for Girls, one woman worked on recruiting materials, and two women worked on the Janes Domaze research project.
OTHER ACTIVITIES/ACCOMPLISHMENTS - Four students were interviewed for an NPR story on Gidget, and one student sat on a panel discussion about women in engineering for the GenderChip film screening. Two women attended the SIGCSE conference. Two members of TWiCE attended Google's Women in Engineering Event. One TWiCE member was selected for Honorable Mention as a CRA Outstanding Undergraduate.
HOURS - Each woman contributed according to her availability, ranging from 2 to 20 hours a month.
VALUE ADDED - The primarily goal of TWiCE, to retain women in computing, has been 100% satisfied since its inception in AU03. The participants also offered these comments regarding high points, or particular points of pride from their experience in the program.
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